tenpenny

adjective

ten·​pen·​ny ˈten-ˈpe-nē How to pronounce tenpenny (audio)
 British  -pə-nē
: amounting to, worth, or costing 10 pennies

Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tenpenny was in 1592

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“Tenpenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tenpenny. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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